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THE OMAIIA DAILY BEE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1907.
TELEPHONE DOUGLAS 616 REACHES ALL DEPARTMENTS
Great Special Alter Easter Clearing Sale ol all
Cfilnvoil Hpocb nnnfTc'Tlpmnnnlc VJpft flnril 5 nlfifl F.l
Seldom. If ever, at any season,
Remnants from the very newest
and broken checks. Lengths from the same beautiful
are lengths for children and misses' coats, lengths for
nants of norelty serges, twills,
fully and yon will wonder why
lag out sale Wednesday, 8:00 a.
NOTE At the same time, all remnants of cream
fon Brllllantlnes, fine all wool batiste, serge, etc., at
All wool RrAy atrlpe Batlte,the n
oft tone of gray with pin stripe nf
blue. I4 yard. In remnants, for 11.8.
Bhndow check chiffon brown brll
llantlnes, the new brown ill arte, beau
llful silk luitre, regular II. Q quality,
I yard, In remnonts, for $1.7.
Tan wool taffeta check, beautiful
fabric, tS In., regular 11.10 quality, In
tn ground. In the new check, 6 yds.
In remnant, for $3.76.
New queen's gray tutting, very styl
lh. 41 In., regular II 25 anility, good
every day In the year, T yarda In
remnant for $2.97.
Fine silk and wool Bengallne, a
moat charming fabric, In the new
tan (hade, 4 In., regular $1.60 quel
Ity. 7 yarda for I2.. .
Cream French Serge, 6H yard In
. ream aii wool t-anama, s yaroa in
irmm inirrnn uatiate. m yaras in
Cream Storm Serge, beautiful
Quality, s yarda In remnant, for 12.91.
Cream- Chiffon BrlUlantlne, 7H yarda In remnant.
Bargain Square in Basement
Special sale of ahort lengths of
regular lHc quality,
Wednesday, at per
Howard Cor. Sixteenth Stmt.
In this part of the house' amendments. It
provides that this act shall not apply to
meat products that have been Inspected by
the national government. Senator Root
called attention to this and declared It
would prevent the condemnation of meat
products after they hsd been Inspected by
the national Inspectors, even though they
should become putrid and unsanitary. -'
' Dlacaealon Hnns High.
Aldrlch of Butler started the discussion
by moving that the house amendments be
hot conourred In, and Aahton moved that
they b concurred In. Senator Root de
clared there was an attempt to run ths
amendments through without consideration
and referred to the "boss lobbyist hanging
over the railing." Patrick continued the
, fight on the bouse amendments and msde
some personal allusions to Senator Aahton.
He aald the latter had always rushed to
the lobbyists to And out what to do, and
then started to refer to "dark-lantern
Senator Ash ton jumped to his feet and
Interrupted Patrick In the middle of a
sentence. He began by - denouncing re
marks Intended te attack the Integrity Of
senators and declared the remark of Sen
ator Patrick was false.
"I want to say that it Is a deliberate
-lie,'! he declared,, disregarding the efforts
of lieutenant Governor Hopewell to. eall
him to order.
Patrick continued hie remarks, but re
frained from referring to Senator Ashton
ngaln. He read a statement from former
Senator W. W. Toung denouncing a catarrh
cure. He also made some pointed remarks
at certain lobbyists.
Senator Root called the attention of
Senator Ashton to ths provision of the
amendments regarding meat products, and
the latter said he did not know of the ex
istence of such amendments, and he then
consented to the matter going to a con
ference committee. He made a general
apology to the senate for what he had
previously said, but specifically stated he
would not apologfke to Senator Patrick.
Soldiers' Home Appropriations.
1 Ttie principal Incident of the .afternoon
session wss a discussion of the soldiers'
homes appropriations. Senator Aldrlch
headed a movement to cut out the appro
rlatlnq for an officers' building at the
Offend Island home and give It to the Mll
ari home. Senator Ashton of Grand Is
land ' declared there was . a movement
headed by Adjutant General Culver to
cripple the Grand Island Institution In
favor ot the Mllford home.
, Aldrlch declared the old soldiers pre
ferred the Mllford home, because ths Orand
' Island borne is located on flat land, which
could not be drained, and where trees will
tnot grow. The committee of the whole, by
'a close vote, recommended for passage the
two bills appropriating money' fon the
: Grand Island Institution. ' ' ' v '
j The senate (his afternoon' reconsidered
, Its action of yesterday when It killed the
bill appropriating $:o,0u0 for a building at
. the stats fair grounds. The bill was placed
'on the sifting Ale. The messure wss killed
because a number ' ot senators said mem
hers of ths Stats Board of Agriculture
.aald they did not care for the smaller ap
propriation after ths amount bad been out
Boys' Suits at the Coys'
o fine and fresh
spring fabrics. Crea
m ground novelties,
fabrics you bought
separate skirts add
In the new browns,
such beautiful drew
goods cost so little.
hare we remnants
drees goods will be Included In the great sale. Chlf
yery low prices.
Old Roee tan batiste, fine all Wool,
t yarda, In remnants. forll.M.
Cream novelty check, pretty broken
plaid, 1 yarda. In remnant for $1.69.
Black and white Shepherd's Check,
very popular, IVi yds., 44 In. wlda for
$2.69. c "
Koveltyn-hecked Batiste. In the new
gray, (H yds. In remnant, for 11.71.
Kavy 811k and wool Poplin, 44 In.,
all silk and wool, a great favorite
thla season, regular $1.90 quality, S
yards for $3.19.
Cream novelty check, pin strips and
green, forming dainty checks, 7 yds.
In remnant, for $1.49.
Cream Novelty Batlate, pin atrlpe
of new blue, very new, 7 yards for
Pretty Wool Cream Dress Goods Wednesday
t. for 91.C9. for $2
t, for $1.9. Fin
t, for $1.93. H yart
for $9 7. . . .
rds In remnant,
ever hints of. This
We have Just received a choice lot of fine Percales,
14 In. wide. Styles very desirable, black
dots, red dots, small figures, all on light
ground, exceptional values, at, per yd. ... ,
below $50,000 and they were taken at their
Monument to Thayer.
Senator Randall this morning made a
fight to increase the J1.JE0 appropriation for
a monument to General Thayer to $6,009.
He declared the . larger amount would be
necessary to erect a shaft suitable to com
memorate the memory of one of Nebraska's
lesdlng cltlsens. He made an address In
which he reviewed the work of General
Thayer at some length. His amendment
was voted down and the bill as originally
drawn recommended to pass. '
Among the appropriation bills recom
mended to pass In the seriate was the one
appropriating $16,000 for a KebrSska ex
hibit at the Seattle exposition. The gen
eral appropriation bill was taken' up- for a
short time this morning and the amount
appropriated for repair and servant hire
at the governor's mansion was increased
from $8,000 to $4,000. The action of the
committee reducing the appropriation of
$26,000 for the ' experiment station at North
Platte to $30,000 was reversed under an
agreement that the appropriation for ths
payment of wolf bounties should be cut
down from' $40,000 to $30,000.
While the senate this morning refused
to act on the ..report of the conference
oommtttee on Anal v adjournment, it took
another atep looking toward adjournment
within a f sw days by indefinitely post
poning all senate flies on the general Ale.
Nothing but house rolls will be acted on
during the remaining days of the session
In the senate, i As a further indication It Is
anxious for a speedy adjournment the sen
ate decided to hold a night session to
Thanks te the Governor.
The senate this morning adopted the
following resolution of thanks to Governor
Sheldon and Mrs. Sheldon:
Whereas, the chief skeeutive of this
stite and his most exoellent wife, have
afforded to ths members of ths senate no
small degree of pleasure by their untiring
(torts In keeping open house each Thurs
day evening during session, to the mem
bers of the legislature, their families and
friends, permitting them the opportunity
of meeting each other and enjoying ths
hospitality and entertainment accorded to
Therefore, be It resolved, that the thanks
of the members ot the senate be tendered
to Governor - and Mrs. Sheldon for ths
splendid hospitality and entertainment ac
corded the members of this body at the
executive mansion each week during the
Decedent BUI Makes Big Change
. The decedent bill passed by the house
this afternoon. King's senate Ale, com
pletely changes ths present law which has
been In existence so land, and Is. In fact, a
great victory for the Various women's
clubs of ths state. Who hare waged such
a Aght for the measure. Under the new
law. If . the husband and wife have no
children, the surviving partner gets a fee
title to two-thirds -of the property; If one
child Is born of 'the union, 'the surviving
husband or wife gets one-half of the prop
erty, and If two children or more result
from the union the surviving husband or
wife gets one-third of the property. If the
husband leaves a child which Is the result
of a former marriage the widow gets one
fourth of ths property.
The bouse and senate tonight smashed
It never was such a pleasure to
show boy 8' clothes the styles are so
different the fabrics so attractive
the fit so perfect and the prices -will
eav you money if you're looking for
really good clothes. . . " .
Every newest style, every boy
proof fabric, the choice of the new
Clothes for all shapes and sizes
x $3.05 to $10.00
YOUNG MEN'S SUITS
$10.00 to $22.50
Write for illustrated catalogue. :
V3 IJOOtMLAa T
and dainty for so little money.
In dainty checks and pin stripes
for the sew Easter gown. There
all dress lengths Included. Rem-
suitings, etc. Look at them care-
. All marked for a big, quick cloa-
Ahadow check Panama, just si sug
gestion of novelty, It In., regular
1 1.35 quality, yards In remnant,
New gray Butting, a great favorite
this season, new blark cheok, regular
$1.00 quality, V yards. In remnanC
811k snd Wool Bengallne, new shade
of tan, beautiful luetre, soft and
clinging, 44 In., regular $1.60 quality,
T yards for $2.96.
Oray all wool Batiste, one of this
seaaon's moat popular fabrics, Vi
yarda. In remnant, for $1.93.
Navy Ml wool taffeta, beautiful new
crisp fabric, soft and clinging, H
yards. In remnant, for $2.19.
cream vone. regular u.oo .quam,
mors to choose from than the paper
Is to be one of the greatest sales
Dress Goods Department
the child-labor law to pieces and gave an
opportunity to the people who pushed the
bill through to cause a whole lot of arrests.
Both house and senats allowed pages to
work tonight who are under 14 years of
age, when the bill specifically provides that
children of that sge cannot work between
the hours of 8 p. m. and a. m. The
bill carries the emergency clause and has
been signed by the governor, though no
effort has been made to enforce It. A big
lobby was on hand alt winter to get the
bill through, but not a person Is on hand
now to see that the legislature obeys the
ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS OF SEXATK
Passed Rnlslnar Salaries
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., April 2.-SpeoieJ.)-The
senate this morning passed the bill provid
ing for an increase in the salaries ot oounty
attorneys, under a call of the house, the
bill finally receiving seventeen votes, ;ust
enough to pass It. There were 14 votes
against It. The opposition-cam from sen
ators In ' whose districts the advance In
salary .'was made over their protest. The
following bills were 'passed by tfie senate:
a F. 18-By Aldrlch. Increasing he sal-.
arleS of county attorneys.
H. R. M7 By Jenlson. ' Appropriating
960,000 for . the establishment of ; normal
training courses In high schols.
H. R, 285 By Armstrong. Appropriating
IX.euO for a heating plant at the Peru
normal school. .-
H. R. 4o Hy Brown. Appropriating $2,600
for an addition to the building for the
Home for the Friendless.
8. F. 440 By Thomas. Amendments to
the Omaha charter relating to the repair of
paved streets snd taking away from the
olty council power to regulate telephone
The senate also concurred In the house
amendments to a F. 71, known as the de
In committee of the whole the senate
acted on these bills:
H. R. 116 By Noyes. Appropriating
17,600 to Investigate Insect pests and
plant diseases. To pass. .
H. R. 471 By Farley. Appropriating
$16,000 for a Nebraska sxhlblt at the
Alaska-Tukon-Paclflc exposition. To pass.
H. R. 419 'By Raper.' Appropriating
11,160 for a monument for General John
l. Thayer. To pass.
H. R. 461 By E. P. Brown. Appropri
ating $1,100 for Are protection at the
stats capltol building. To pass.
H. R. 881 By Klllen. Appropriating
$10,000 for a building for epileptics at
the Beatrice Institute for ths Feeble
Minded. To pasa.
H. R. 49L By Scudder and White. Au-.
proprlatlng $26,000 for an officers' build
ing at the Grand IMand Soldiers' hoir.
H. R. 49$ By Bcudder and White. Ap
propriating 19.600 for an arimnn la ih.
j Urand mi a nil Holdlers' home. To pass.
I ?!.: By Kelfer. Appropriating
$16,000 for an officers' building at the
m"inr,i poiaier nome. to pass.
H. R. Ill By Hamer. Appropriating
18a.000 for two wlnga to the Kearney
Normal school. To pass.
H. R. 411 By commutes on ways ami
means. Appropriating $26,000 for State
Historical society building. To pass.
H. R. 617 By Kelfer. Relating to the
ess of cash funds of state Institutions.
The senate spent the evening session
aiscusstng amendments to the present
road laws. Five house bills relating to
changes In the road laws were recom
mended to pass after they had boen
amended to provide that oounty commis
sioners la counties not . under township
organisation shall act as road ovarsoors
In their respective districts and providing
methods of raising road funds and dls
trlbutlng them. Most ot the amendments
were made by, Patrick of Sarpy county
and the fight against them was led by
Glover of Custer county, who declared
they were In the Interests of automobll
The following bills were recommended
H. R. $9 By Jenlson. Msklng the poll
tax 12.60 and payable in cash.
H. R. 90 By Jenlson. Providing for
ins oivision or counties not under town
ship organisation into road districts and
making the county commissioners road
H. R. 91 By Jenlson. Providing for a
envision or roao lunas bstween ths oounty
and ths road districts.
H. R. 91 By Jenlson. Fixing the pay
Of road overseers at $1.60 a day.
H. R, V4 By Noyes. Providing for
ths uss of road drags on main traveled
H. R. 101, 104 and 106 By K. P. Brown
Curing defects In statutes relating to
procedure In the supreme court.
ROITIHE PROCEEDINGS OF MOtSE
Large Knsafeer ef Senate Bills Dls-
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. April t-(8peolal The house
passed ths following bills:
a F. Ils-By King of Polk. Memorialis
ing congress to call a constitutional amend
meat to provide for ths election of United
Statee enuaAora by direct vote of the peo
ple. 8., F. 71 and a F. 76 By King of Polk.
The deoedent bill, and repealing the pres
8. F. 444 By Thompson of Buffalo. Pro
viding for ltgalialog ths Issuance of bonds
Issued by villages for the construction or
purchase of beating end lighting plants.
vltUng fraternal tnsurano anuyuWi way
a. r . Me uy rtanaau or- siuaixon. r ro-
have the powers of Incorporated con
8. F. lV-By Barkett of Gege. Provid
ing for the removal of derelict offlrwrn.
S. F. By Thomson ef Buffalo.
Ninety per cent exemption bill.
S. F. 24 By Randall of Madison. Ex
smptlng fraternels from taxation.
H. F. M By Saunders of Douglas. Pro
viding cities and villages may extend water
B. F. Jffi By Burns of Lancaster. Lin
coln charter amendments.
a F. HsBy King of Polk. Increasing
supreme Judges to seven.
8. F. 249 By Byrnes of Platte. Allowing
counties to choose precinct supervisors,
when county la under township -organisation.
The following bills were killed:
B. F. 27(1 By Sackett of Gage. Providing
that notes given for Insurance are non
negotiable. S. F. 164 By McKesson of Lancaster.
Providing state officers shall exchange
coupons good at the auditor's office for a
warrant, for railroad tickets.
8. F. 216 By Thomas of Douglas. Pro
viding for the nomination of county com
missioners by the entire county.
In committee of the whole the following
bills were rocornmended for passage:
8. F. 16 By. King. Corporations, except
railroads ami insurance companies, sha.il
maintain a st.tte agent Upon whom service
can be secured.
8. F. 38o-By Clarke of Adams. For a
state accountant to be appointed by the
audiu-r with the approval of the governor.
8. F. 7H By Olhon. Anti-brewer bill.
a F. 145 By Wilson of Pawnee. Km pow
ering the auditor to license Insurance brok
ers. 8. F. 47 By McKesson. Requiring aud
itor to publish statement of foreign Insur
a F. 4S By McKesson. Com poll In home
Insurance companies to Ale statements of
their condition with Insurance deportment.
B. F. By McKesson. Prescribing fees
paid by accident or sickness insurance
8. F. 324 By Goodrich. Permits State
Board of Education to employ a secretary.
8. F. 90-By Thomaa. Gives coroner a fee
for viewing dead bodies.
8. F. 17R By Wlleey of Frontier. Relat
ing to lesuam-e of school district bonds.
8. F. 287 -By Ashton cf Hall. Requiring
railroad companies to furnish weights of
8. F. 4.19 Permits governor to appoint offi
cers of soldiers! homes and Investigate the
homes. . . -y ,
A conference committee on the pure food
bill. 8. F. 64. consisting of Klllen, Clarke
and Van Housen. was appointed.
The report of the conference committee
on H. R. 4R4 making a typographical
change In bill relating to Kearney Indus
trial school, was adopted.
Ths house passed the following bills to
night: S. F. 410 By Clark ofAdams. Pro
viding for deposit of county funds out
side of county.
8. F. 875 By Randall of Madison. Pro
vides for banks giving guaranty bonds
for security of state funds.
8. F. 114 By Phillips of Holt. Judges
cannot preside in a case in which a nea,r
relative Is sn attorney.
In committee of the whole the follow
ing bills were recommended for passage:
8. F. 98 By Root of Cass. Procedure
for securing pardon or commutation ot
8. F, 946 By Blbley of Lincoln. Puts
regulation of express rates under control
of railway commission. Makes 26 per
cent reduction in present rates.
S. F. 164 By Slbldy of Lincoln. Pro-
Vines ror sale or educational lands.
8. F. 107 By Backett of Gage. Fixes
salary of deputies to county officers.
BUSSE CARRIES CHICAGO
(Continued from First Page.)'
fully the ordinances passed by the City
council over the veto of Mayor liunne.
Mors than anything else, the vote In
Chicago today means that the sentiment
ot the majority of our people In the second
largest city In the United States is opposed
to William R. Hearst and all the ''isms"
that he has sought to thrust upon the
community.- It Is a clean cut victory for
sane, safe and conservative Institutions.
The people of Chlcaao have demonstrated
that they are to be trusted with the settle-
meni or iui great queeuons sucn as nave
confronted them In thla election. They
nave snown mat. tney cannot--be hum
bugged. I was confident from tha beain-
ring . that right would prevail that the
good Sense, justice and fairness ot tha
community would resent In a forcible man
ner tha outbursts or an outalder who had
his own personal ambitions entirely In
The right for the Improvement of the
local tractions systems has been going on
for twelve years and today's election
finally puts the people in sight of the
?romleed land. I shall make every effort
o bring about Improved conditions as
rapidly as posaime. I nave not oeen aula
to take a personal part .In the campaign
and regret that It at any time assumed
a personal character. I do not believe
either side had anything to gain by fighting
or mat description.
President Congratulates Cbleasro.
WASHINGTON, April 1-When Informed
of the election of Mj-. Busse as mayor of
Chicago, President Roosevelt made this
statement:. "I am exceedingly pleased at
Mr. Busse'a victory. During his service
as postmaster Mr. Cortelyou and I grew
to feel that he possessss to a very marked
degree administrative ability. I believe
hs will make an excellent mayor of Chi
cago and I heartily congratulate the-city."
President Roosevelt also sent a telegram
of congratulation to. Mayor-elect Busse,
the text of jshlch was not given out .
Women Officials In Kansas.
KANSAS CITT. Mo., April 2. D. E. Cor
nell, republican, was elscted mayor of Kan
sas City, Kan., today over W. W. Ross,
democrat, and John Gray, apclalist, by a
plurality of about one thousand.
The socialist vote was light, but ths vote
for the other two tickets was unusually
hsavy. Of the 16,000 Votes- cost, fully one
third were the ballots of women voters,
and a large majority of tha women voted
A feature of the election was the can
didacy of- Miss Plerra Farrow, republican,
and Miss Avis B. Chad bourn, democrat,
tor the ofliee of city treasurer. Miss Far
row was sleeted.
William Green, republican, was elected
mayor of Topeka by a plurality of about
1,600. The entire republican ticket with the
exception of one member of the1 city council
Peter Ever hardy, democrat, against whom
ouster proceedings by the stats authorities
are pending for alleged failure to enforce
the liquor ' law, was re-elected mayor of
Elections were held In the smaller cities
of Kaunas today, ths elssues being local,
Where the issue was enforcement of the
prohibitory liquor law the temperance peo
ple generally won, the women coming to
th polls In large numbers.
In Newton, Kan., a woman was elected
Benabltcan Gnlns in Oklahoma.
GUTHRIE. Okl., April t Returns from
Oklahoma and Indian Territory Indicate
sweeping galna for the republicans. In
Guthrie the entire republican city ticket
was elected by small majorities, ex-Governor
C. M. Barnes being the mayoralty
candidate. The democrata of Oklahoma
City claim the election of practically the
entire ticket. The republican tickets were
successful In Enid, Shawnee, Kingfisher,
Tulsa, I. T.,; Chlckasha, I. T., and Okmul
gee, I. T while Law ton, Hobart and Nor
man returned reduced democratic majori
ties. In many towns" sentiment towards
the constitution was merged with local
Repablleans Wis In Wisconsin.
MILWAUKEE, April l.-Justlce R. P.
Marshall, republican,' appears to bs re
elected to the supreme court over Henry
Bcudder of Marinette. The returns sre
close. Local questions were Issues In most
of the city elections.
Racine voted for municipal ownership of
the water plant and Kenosha for munici
pal ownership of ths lighting plant. .
Hnmphrer Is Heapnolntesl.
WASHINGTON. April t The president
has re&pvolnted Brigadier General CUarloe
F. Humphrey as quartermaster general to
succeed hlmerlf oo the expiration ot
t pressnt term.
COMMISSARIAT IS CRITICISED
Ooscreeiman Ralney Sari Tainted If sat is
Berred t Canal Employs.
CXTRA3 Ant PREPARE! PCS ViSiTCnS
He Maya Usrk for Conarresstonal
Party Coat jiM m Hen4 IwtMl
ef BO) Cents, as 9)ts
NEW YORK. April I Congressmsn It
T. Ralney of Illinois, after spending eight
days In the Panama canal sone, today re
turned here enthusiastic over the progress
made, but most unfavorably Impressed with
the management of the commissary de
partment. A careful investigation of the commis
sariat would, Mr. Ralney believes, bring to
light a scandal "second only to the scandal
of the Spanish-American war."
The chief trouble, he thought, lay In the
fact that meat arriving at the Isthmus well
preserved, was not met at the dock, as
was supposed, by refrigerator cars, but
Instead was leisurely transferred In a tem
perature of between SO and 90 degrees, with
the result that unless. served with a strong
garlic dressing or gravy It was unpal
atable. Mr. Ralney said that he would prove
that the lunch served to the congressional
party that recently visited the Isthmus
and "which was supposed to consist of ths
same menu served daily to canal workers
at a cost of 10 cents a man, was In reality
ordered Ave days In advance and cost $1.65
-a plate. While the commissariat was sup
posed to serve food at Cost, the stewards,
he said, were ordered to make a profit of
at least $60 to $t a week. Shoes that
could be bought In the United States for
$1 a pair were sold by the commissariat.
the congressman declared, at $8 a pair.
Beyond a poorly organised commissary
department, however, Mr. Ralney . said he
found nothing to criticise.
Work Progressing Rapidly.
"I visited the Isthmus alone," ' he said.
"I Inspected that portion of the . canal
Where work Is In progress and am well
satisfied that the work is progressing fa
vorably. The excavations are made rapidly
and the removal of dirt Is remarkable. If
the work Is continued at the rate now
made there Is no doubt that It Will be
finished In five years and the locks can
be built In the same time. The organisa
tion of the force In all departments, except
commissary, Is thorough and friendly ri
valry exists between the different gangs In
the excavation work. Over 176 mllee of
trackage Is In use and 600 trains move
over the rood dally, making It the busiest
piece of railroad In the world.
"The cdmmlssarlat Is the only ground
for complaint Over 100 men In all parts
of the Isthmus complained to me of the
food. The meat is brought down from
the United States on vessels provided with
refrigerators and arrives at the Isthmus
In splendid condition. It Is supposed to be
mot there at the docks by refrigerator cars.
The heat Is between 80 and Ot) degrees.
The meat Is" transferred very leisurely, and
this Is where the trouble arises.
Expensive Lnnc.H for Congressmen.
"Recently a congressional party of fifty
three visited the Isthmus and while there
was Served with lunch In one of the dining
halls. Ths guests were told that It was the
same lunch served from day to day to the
employes at a cost of 90 cents. I can prove
tW th.. iuncn oraered
that that lunch was ordered five days In
advance and oost $1.66 per head.
' "Again, recently some members of com
mercial clubs from Bt Ljuls and other
cities also visited the Isthmus and were
served with luncheon in- the Culebra din
ing hall. They were told that the lunch,
with tba exception of the cigars and wines,
was the same as Is served to the employes
for 10 rents a head. Why, the oyster soup
alone coet SO cents a head.
"Ths day President Roosevelt visited the
Isthmus he was served with a 'thlrty-oent'
meal. I find out that It was generally un
derstood that the president would eat at
one of the dining halls, so all were ready
for him and had ready an unusually well
Meats la Bad Condition.
"All meals are well served except the
meats. The meats are not good. I have
the evidence of stewards who say that
mutton has to be treated with soda and
water before it la cooked In order to take
off the green mould.
"Jackson Smith is In chsrge of the com
missariat and Is crowded with work. The
details are left to subordinates and are
"I think an examination here In the
states as to the purchase of supplies would
dsvelop that there 4s graft. It is impossible
to examine into the question down there.
"We prefer Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy to any other for our children." savs
Mr. L, J. Woodbury of Twining, Mich. "It
has always done the work for us In hard
colds and croup, and wa take pleasure In
REPLY FROM MR. DARR1MAN
(Continued from First Psge.)
to "discuss certain government matters
not connected with the campaign." Her
were two distinct invitations to dlacuJS
two different subjects. I could see no
danger in visiting him to discuss Now
York politics before the election, and
therefore went and discussed tho subject
alone, and after the election took up the
other subject for consideration with hl.n
I think If what concerned me as the
object of the visit had been tne govern
ment's relations to the railroads the inter
view would certainly not have been en
tirely confined to politics.
I am not responsible for what Mr. Sher
man may have said to the president with
reference to the conversation he had with
me. All that I have to say is that I did
not meet his urgent requests that I con
tribute to his campaign fund, and that
the statements alleged to nave been at'
trlbuted to me by him were false. Tne
president was assured of this fact by a
mutual friend who was present at the
DIAMONDS Frenser. r"t!i snd Dodge.
B. of L. E. at Auditorium tonight
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S. L Comer 1611. and Doaglss Sis.
pays 4 interest, on deposits. Limits its assets to real
estate mortgages, municipal bonds, nnd -warrants. Its
advantages and conveniences are already appreciated by
8,500 depositors. You, also are respectfully solicitod to
make use of its facilities.
Oldest, Largest and Strongest
LABOR TROUBLES MAY END
Oonfertcoti Art fa Troiren st Cbioetro
and t. Louis.
TRAINMEN STAND OUT FOR NINE-HOUR DAY
Brewery Owners Mskt Proposition to
Strikers nnd t'nlons Are Con-
alderlnsT Terms Fight In
CHICAGO. April 1 The members of the
Railway Trainmen and of the Order of
Hallway Conductors have decided to re
sume negotiations regarding their demand
for a shorter day with the managers of the
CHICAGO, April I The conferences
between the managers of the western rail
roads and the trainmen and conductors
were resumed today with Commissioner
Knapp of the Interstate Commerce com
mission, and Labor Commissioner Nelll act
ing as peacemaker.
The situation was not changed from that
of last night The men have accepted the
increase offered by the railroads, but still
stand out for a working day of nine hours.
The railroads are obdurate on this point
and Insist that they have made all possi
ble oonoesaions. It Is expected that the
conferences will Continue for some days.
ST. LOUIS, April I. The executive com
mittees of the several local unions of
brewery workers who are on strike mst
this morning to consider the propositions
made by the brewery owners, who were In
conference until late last night
If the controversy Is settled today It Is
said the strikers will be permitted to re
turn to work at once.
The brewers of St. Louis announced this
afternoon that all negotiations with the
strikers were off and declared open shep.
This action followed the denial of a request
from the representatives of the striking
unions for mors time to consider a compro
mise wage scale submitted by the employ-
rs. . '" -
C. Norman Jones chairman of the com-i
mlttee . representing the brewers In the con
ference, made the following statement after
the announcement of the brewers' decision:
"The locals have refused to acoept the
very fair terms we offered them and we
have fulfilled our statement that we would
declare an open shop. We sre advertising
tor any laborers who -will wvrk for us. Ne
gotiations are at an end."
HAMBURG, April $. Eight English
'longshoremen were badly Injured and
many others were slightly hurt In a fight
last night with local looked out 'longshore
men. The Englishmen were embarking for
the ships In ths harbor on board ct which
they had been housed In order to keep them
from coming in contact with the locked
out men, when a mob of German 'long
shoremen fell upon them with stones. A
strong force of police had to be hurried to
the scene of the disturbance to rescue the
COLUMBUS. O., April I. In violation of
the decision of the American Federation of
Labor the union men employed at - the
Franklin brewery to the number of sixty
were called on to strike today and the first
move in the fight between the American
Federation of Labor and the International
organisation of brewery workers began In
earnest. Whether It will Immediately In
volve the other Columbus breweries will de
pend upon the day's developments. It was
generally thought the brewerymen would
relent and abide by the ruling of the fed-
MADAM YALE'S BEAUTY
TOMORROW, THURSDAY AFTERNOON
APRIL 4TH, 2:30 P. M.
' BOYD'S , THEATER
Ladles are requested to be seated
promptly at 20, as the lecture will be
gin at that time.
' Reserved seat tickets may be obtained
free of charge at
SCIIAEFER'S CUT PRICE
15th and Douglas.
THE BOSTON STORE
The tickets are free, but beat aeau
will be given to those making a pur
chase of the Tale preparation at time
of ayylyliig for ticket.
Savings Bank in Nebraska
erntlon. If the latter carries out Its re
ported intention It will start a dual organ
isation and fill the places of the men who
refused to continue at work.
The fight Is based entirely on the ques
tion of the Jurisdiction over firemen and en
gineers and has been an Issue In nearly
every settlement with the brewers for sev
Hill Gives rinee to Ron.
ST. PAUL, April t. -James J. Hill hns
resigned the presidency of the Greet
Northern railroad and will be chairman of
the board of directors. His son, T. W.
Hill, succeeds him ss the president of tho
April showers need not dampen
your enthuelam for a Spring Over-.
coat. . t , , , ,
Here In our greatly enlarged
store we are this spring showing a
line of overcoatings Imported from
England that have been thoroughly
cravenetted In the famoug Priest
ley plant. They play the dual role
of Spring Overcoat and Rain Coat.
$aa Is the price.
'Phone Doug. 1808.
B04-300 S. 16th St
Near Southwest corner 16th and
Farnam Streets. -
Counts for everything In-this day and
agel That's our "hobby", which ex
plains the phenomenal growth we hare
had .in our business.
Our prices have always been' right.
tl.00 Plnaud'B Silas Vegetal v.tto
75o 1711 Violet or Rose Toilet Water.
H.f Hudnut's Toilet Waters (all
fl.Cu Charles' Flesh Food 400
11.00 McArthur's Complexion Wafers,
(1.00 Wine of Cardul e9o
Beaton Drug Go.
Fifteenth and Farnam"
V. R Don Pelavo Havana 10c straight
aire. In Drlme condition. 6o esoh, ' W
g BOYD'S Vlr.. Mgra.
Friday, Saturday Mat. and Nlghte-
Mrs. Warre n's Profession
Bun.. Mon.. Field's Minstrels.
TOHiaST AX.X. W1EEX "
; TRILBY , .
Mats. Thurs and Saturday.
Next Week ''
TMM IITTL1 OUT LtDt
Next Monday Night 350th Perform
ance, souvenir photo Charles Scho-
'Phone Doug. 494.
Tonight, Matinees Thursday, Saturday
Hut. Adelaide Xsrrmanai Uttle "Hip;"
X.ss Xarrleoa; XOUlsa Bhawi IltM. lto
Dosough, Allen Shawl Ths Zisbakaoa, gad
Prices 10c, 25c. SOc.
Matinee Today, ISo Tonight, S:is
CifiClL, grOO.NKR. la) '
THE UIRJ, RAFFLES
Thur. The Mummy and the Hum-
THURSDAY EVEXIXG, APRIL 4,
At 8 O'Clork Lecture on
SCIENCE fiy CLARENCE A, Ul SKIRK, q. 8
of St. Louis.
Member of Christian Science Board of
Lectureship of The First Church ot
Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass.
BROTHERHOOD OK LOCOMOTlvn
WEDNESDAY MUHT, APRIL 8.
Ladlee accompanying gentlemen, free.
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